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Hydrogen Project Manager- Kiewit Power Engineering


Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 138967 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Power Engineering (KPE) has an immediate opening for an Engineering Project Manager in our Hydrogen market group based in Lenexa, KS, USA. The Hydrogen market is an exciting and rapidly growing market as the world looks to further reduce carbon emissions. Our Hydrogen market group is responsible for all projects related to Hydrogen, including production, blending in gas turbines, hydrogen fueling stations, liquefaction, and storage. Selected candidates will be part of our rapidly growing Engineering team that is responsible for execution of the market detailed above. Engineering Project Managers at Kiewit are an integral part of our overall project management teams with direct access to Engineering and Construction leaders across the organization and an ability to impact all facets of project designs. Project assignments range from support of proposals and estimates to execution of design and construction support.

At Kiewit, Engineering Project Managers are responsible for administering and managing internal design teams including staff planning, budget forecasting, mentoring, and communicating engineering progress and challenges to Kiewit leadership.  The Engineering Project Manager is expected to drive the team to meet project financial, schedule, and project objectives, consistent with Kiewit's standard operating procedures. 

District Overview

Kiewit Engineering Group, Inc is a full-service consulting and engineering firm serving the infrastructure and engineering markets. Our combined staff of more than 1,300 engineers and design professionals have expertise that spans all major engineering disciplines to serve transportation, power, water/wastewater, mining, building, and oil, gas & chemical markets. Backed by 130 years of construction experience, our construction-driven engineering focuses on constructability and safety in the earliest phases of projects to ensure on-time and on-budget project delivery. 


Our rapidly growing Power district, which includes structural, civil, piping, mechanical, process, process safety, electrical, instrument and control disciplines, is a multi-faceted division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on the EPC delivery model for power facilities. We offer a variety of engineering services, including owner's engineering, project development, detailed engineering and design, construction management and plant services. Our engineering teams bring power projects to life across North America in the following areas: 

  • Gas-fired generation  

  • Power delivery  

  • Environmental retrofits 

  • Renewables and new technology 

  • Water/wastewater 


We are a high performing team of engineers and designers that develop projects through the project life-cycle engaging exciting projects throughout North America. Our staff leads the power markets engineering process and collaborates with Kiewit’s construction teams to approach construction-driven engineering with a focus on safe, cost-effective, and innovative designs that achieve client expectations and further Kiewit’s legacy of excellence. 


This position is based out of Lenexa, KS.


•    Overall management of the internal project design team(s)
•    Has a detailed understanding of all contractual obligations for the project to ensure contract design requirements are met
•    Facilitates effective communication between design and construction project leadership
•    Communicates project design and performance status with Clients and permitting agencies
•    Ensures proper coordination of technical details across multiple engineering disciplines
•    Supports Business Development activities including RFP reviews, proposals, project estimates, engineering fee estimates, etc.
•    Resolves conflicts that arise through partnering with design team, clients, and construction
•    Supports construction priorities and ensures their implementation through the design
•    Plans and communicates needs for Kiewit Engineering resources to support projects
•    Manages and interprets data and results for multiple projects
•    Responsible for meeting project engineering schedules and budgets
•    Identifies current and future risks along with mitigation strategies
•    Consolidates best practices from project execution


•    Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related engineering degree
•    A minimum of 7 years’ experience in project management
•    Ability to mentor technical staff and foster a team environment
•    Strong organizational and time management skills
•    Strong written and verbal communications skills
•    Attention to detail, with the ability to recognize discrepancies
•    Strong work ethic and willingness to do what it takes to get the job done
•    Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by an FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

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